Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (August 29, 1780 - January 14, 1867) was a French Neoclassical painter. Although he considered himself a painter of history in the tradition of Nicolas Poussin and Jacques-Louis David, by the end of his life it was Ingres' portraits, both painted and drawn, that were recognized as his greatest legacy.

A man profoundly respectful of the past, he assumed the role of a guardian of academic orthodoxy against the ascendant Romantic style represented by his nemesis Eugene Delacroix. His exemplars, he once explained, were "the great masters which flourished in that century of glorious memory when Raphael set the eternal and incontestable bounds of the sublime in art ... I am thus a conservator of good doctrine, and not an innovator." Nevertheless, modern opinion has tended to regard Ingres and the other Neoclassicists of his era as embodying the Romantic spirit of his time, while his expressive distortions of form and space make him an important precursor of modern art.

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The death of Leonardo da Vinci - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres - www.jeanaugustedominiqueingres.org
The death of Leonardo da Vinci
Achilles Receiving the Envoys of Agamemnon I - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres - www.jeanaugustedominiqueingres.org
Achilles Receiving the Envoys of Agamemnon I
Napoleon Enthroned - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres - www.jeanaugustedominiqueingres.org
Napoleon Enthroned
Odalisque - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres - www.jeanaugustedominiqueingres.org
Odalisque
Odalisque with Female Slave - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres - www.jeanaugustedominiqueingres.org
Odalisque with Female Slave
Baronesss Betty de Rothschild - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres - www.jeanaugustedominiqueingres.org
Baronesss Betty de Rothschild
The Vow of Louis XIII - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres - www.jeanaugustedominiqueingres.org
The Vow of Louis XIII
The Martyrdom of St. Symphorian - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres - www.jeanaugustedominiqueingres.org
The Martyrdom of St. Symphorian
Study of a Male Nude - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres - www.jeanaugustedominiqueingres.org
Study of a Male Nude
Madame Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, born Madeleine... - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres - www.jeanaugustedominiqueingres.org
Madame Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, born Madeleine...
Perseus and Andromeda - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres - www.jeanaugustedominiqueingres.org
Perseus and Andromeda
Napoleon as Jupiter Enthroned - Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres - www.jeanaugustedominiqueingres.org
Napoleon as Jupiter Enthroned

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